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  • U S official calls on Myanmar to free journalists
  • Syria retains limited capability for chemical attack in future: Pentagon
  • Gun snatched from guard in J&K Bank branch, recovered
  • Uber COO faces protest from cab drivers in Hyderabad
  • J&K CS reviews law and order situation, stresses on improving vigil
  • Judge Loya case:Rajnath says judiciary can’t be misled
  • Girls to get a total of Rs 54,100 from birth to Graduation level under Kanya Utthan Yojna
  • Prez prays for country’s prosperity at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
  • CISF apprehends one at IGI Airport for entering on fake ticket
  • Congress concerns on illegal coal mining in Meghalaya despite NGT ban
  • Nagaland villagers donate 2 Pythons to Zoological Park
  • PM holds meeting with leaders of Commonwealth nations on sidelines of CHOGM
  • Skill Odisha will be a global standard of excellence in skill making-Naveen
  • Most Indians, including those in BJP, understand truth about Amit Shah: Rahul
  • Day PDP-BJP formed Govt, Pak created unrest in J&K: Dy CM
World

'US aims for divided and poor Russia'

09 Apr 2018 | 4:22 PM

Moscow, Apr 9 (UNI) Russia has accused the United States of trying to divide and impoverish the former Super Power by putting up a slew of new sanctions last week, targeting 24 Russian officials and oligarchs.

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Asian economic integration challenged by anti-globalization sentiment: Report

09 Apr 2018 | 4:04 PM

Boao (China) April 9 (UNI) Globalization -- the most important driver of Asia's economic integration -- faces unprecedented challenges, says a report released by the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA),
With deteriorating economic growth and growing trade deficits in the US and some members of the EU, the traditional model of Asia's global value chain -- where intermediate parts and components are sourced from Asian partners and assembled locally before the final goods are exported to America and Europe -- faces difficulties, says the report.

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Nut protein good for cardio health: Study

09 Apr 2018 | 4:03 PM

Washington, Apr 9 (UNI) There's another reason to go vegetarian this season, with a study confirming on Monday that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease, while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart.

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Syria conflict: Israel blamed for attack on airfield

09 Apr 2018 | 3:57 PM

Damascus, Apr 9 (UNI) The Syrian government and its ally Russia have blamed Israel for a deadly attack on a Syrian military airport, a BBC News report said on Monday.

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Eighty countries' experts to attend Abu Dhabi CultureSummit

09 Apr 2018 | 3:52 PM

Abu Dhabi, Apr 9 (UNI) As the second edition of the Abu Dhabi CultureSummit goes under on Monday,
policymakers, artists, philanthropists and media personalities will together discuss culture's role in solving global issues.

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Switz may send back 3,200 Eritrean asylum seekers

09 Apr 2018 | 3:43 PM

Bern, Apr 9 (UNI) Eritreans whose asylum claims were denied but were admitted into Switzerland on a temporary basis could lose their status due to a court ruling.

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Pakistan's largest airport set to open soon

09 Apr 2018 | 3:21 PM

Islamabad, Apr 9 (UNI) After years of delays and controversies, Pakistan’s first splendid greenfield airport will be operational for international and domestic flights from April 20.

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UN wants consensual sex decriminalised in Pakistan

09 Apr 2018 | 2:55 PM

Islamabad, Apr 9 (UNI) In a surprise move, Pakistan has officially ‘noted’ a recommendation made during the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) which suggest repealing laws barring adultery and non-marital consensual sex, said a report in The Express Tribune on Monday.

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Hopes are high for China to announce market access reforms on Tuesday

09 Apr 2018 | 2:47 PM

Beijing, Apr 9 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping has an opportunity this week to announce significant reforms that could de-escalate trade tensions with the world's largest economy, a CNBC report said on Monday.

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If you're poor, you're not my friend: Duterte

09 Apr 2018 | 2:41 PM

Manila, Apr 9 (UNI) President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, said on Monday, in jest, that he would not have befriended Beijing were it not for financial perks.

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UN chief calls for civilian protection in Douma

09 Apr 2018 | 1:38 PM

United Nation, Apr 9 (UNI) Following a period of relative calm in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern over renewed violence in Douma, particularly the alarming allegations that chemical weapons may have been used against civilians.

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Deutsche Bank sacks British boss after years of losses

Deutsche Bank sacks British boss after years of losses

09 Apr 2018 | 1:08 PM

Berlin, Apr 9 (UNI) Deutsche Bank has dismissed its chief executive John Cryan amid continued losses at Germany's biggest lender, a BBC News report said on Monday.

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UN chief commends China’s leadership on Global Goals

09 Apr 2018 | 1:05 PM

United Nations, Apr 9 (UNI) During an official visit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has met in Beijing with Xi Jinping, President of China, where he congratulated the President on his recent re-election.

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Kim willing to discuss denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

Kim willing to discuss denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

09 Apr 2018 | 12:52 PM

Seoul, Apr 9 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he's willing to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, a Trump administration official familiar with the policy has told NBC News.

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Syria conflict: Strikes hit Syrian airfield

Syria conflict: Strikes hit Syrian airfield

09 Apr 2018 | 12:34 PM

Damascus, Apr 9 (UNI) Several people have died or were hurt after a Syrian military airport was hit by missiles, state media said, amid international alarm over a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town.

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